How Twitter’s 1 API Gave Birth to 43 New APIs

Adam DuVander, April 7th, 2010
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TwitterWhile Twitter mashups continue their tremendous growth, there’s another area we’re also noticing blossom: Twitter APIs. These developer-created apps process data from Twitter, adding value and sharing that back out for developers.


26 Different APIs Used in 7 Days: Jigsaw, Google, TwitPic, Twitter, YouTube,

John Musser, January 3rd, 2010

This past week 14 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Jigsaw, Mobypicture, Stylight, and TwitterCounter. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, TwitPic, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Social (6 APIs, 11 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 9 mashups), and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups.


31 APIs Used in 7 Days: Twitter, Google, Amazon, Yahoo, FriendFeed, PayPal, Alexa, Lyricsfly, Basecamp

John Musser, November 11th, 2009

This past week 26 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 31 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alexa Site Thumbnail, Moneybookers, Seesmic, and Web API for Biology. The most often used APIs this week are FriendFeed, Google Maps, Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Internet (4 APIs, 4 mashups), Social (3 APIs, 8 mashups), and Payment (2 APIs, 3 mashups).


21 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, FriendFeed, Google, Facebook

John Musser, October 18th, 2009

This past week 14 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 21 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Weather Underground, What The Trend?, and WiserEarth. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Talk, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Other (3 APIs, 3 mashups), and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


26 APIs Used in 7 Days: Government, Maps, Music, Social, Video and Weather APIs

John Musser, September 27th, 2009

This past week 15 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 26 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Currencies exchange rates, Google Maps Data, Jigsaw, Maplight, New York Times Campaign Finance, New York Times Congress, and What The Trend?. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Maps Flash, and Twitter. And the most popular types of APIs used were: Government (6 APIs, 6 mashups), Mapping (5 APIs, 13 mashups), and Social (3 APIs, 6 mashups), The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


Trendsmap Shows What’s Happening Where on Twitter

Adam DuVander, September 23rd, 2009

A new mashup is blending our two most popular APIs: Twitter and Google Maps. Trendsmap overlays a tag cloud on a map to show the trending terms by location.


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